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pushes technology with challenges matched only by the space program. deepwater horizon was in 5,000 feet of water and would drill another 13,000 feet, a total of 3 1/2 miles. the oil and gas down there are under enormous pressure. and the key to keeping that pressure under control is this fluid that drillers call mud. mud is a man-made drilling fluid that's pumped down the well and back up the sides in continuous circulation. the sheer weight of this fluid keeps the oil and gas down and the well under control. >> come on, come on. >> the tension in every drilling operation is between doing things safely and doing them fast. time is money, and this job was costing bp $1 million a day. but williams says there was trouble from the start. getting to the oil was taking too long. how long did you expect it to take? >> we were told 21 days. >> how long did it actually take? >> we were at six weeks. >> with the schedule slipping, williams says a bp manager ordered a faster pace. >> and he requested to the driller, "hey, let's bump it up. let's bump it up." and what he was talking about there is,
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